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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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HDR Preview


HDR Preview is a software program developed by Bentley Systems. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 689.5 KB (706,048 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 50% of users of HDR Preview come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: selectservices.bentley.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\bentley shared\hdrpreviewfiles
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{9F7815C9-A323-4215-905C-73137D21BCC0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 689.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HDR Preview

  • hdrthumbnailprovider.dll - PseudoStation (HdrThumbnailProvider for Windows)
  • zlib.dll - zlib for Windows
  • freeimage.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • hdrexrthumbnailprovider.dll

How do I remove HDR Preview?

You can uninstall HDR Preview from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program HDR Preview, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove HDR Preview.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.02%
Windows 10 36.10%
Windows Vista 2.56%
Windows XP 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 29.39%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.22%
Windows 10 Home 10.22%
Windows 8.1 7.99%
Windows 10 Pro 5.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Italy 5.36%
  United Kingdom 4.59%
  Spain 4.08%
  Australia 3.06%
  France 2.55%
  Brazil 2.30%
  Canada 2.30%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Austria 1.53%
  Germany 1.53%
  Hong Kong 1.28%
  Singapore 1.28%
  United Arab Emirates 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.67%
Dell 28.71%
ASUS 19.14%
Acer 8.61%
Lenovo 4.78%
Samsung 1.91%
Toshiba 1.91%
Intel 1.44%
Alienware 0.48%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.86%
HP Z400 Workstation 2.78%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 2.08%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 2.08%
Dell OptiPlex 990 2.08%
ASUSTeK K53SV 2.08%


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